Scottish business whiz Elias Brodie has inherited a genuine medieval castle, the title of earl, and a huge pile of debt. If he wants to preserve his family's legacy, the only asset he can immediately sell is a parcel of Maryland countryside he's never laid eyes on.
In all her years working the land in Damson Valley, Violet Hughes has never seen a genuine Scottish earl, though her first glimpse of one is mighty impressive. Elias is charming, a hard worker, and excellent, um, company, but then Violet learns that he's determined to sell the largest farm in the valley to a no-good, polecat of a developer. What's a kilted laddie to do, when he must choose between his true love and his legacy?